Duration of Treatmentusually takes 3 to 4 hours.

Days of Stayusually 3 - 5 days at the hospital and 15 days outside the hospital

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is cancer (a malignant tumour)  that develops from cells of the breasts. These cells are usually formed of Tumor. Breast cancer is common in women.

There are many types of Breast Cancer-

  • Ductal carcinoma in situ
  • Inflammatory breast cancer
  • Invasive lobular carcinoma
  • Invasive ductal carcinoma
  • Male breast cancer
  • Mucinous carcinoma
  • Medullary carcinoma

Breast Cancer signs and symptoms include:

  • A lump in the breast or armpit.
  • Change in breast shape, 
  • Dimpling of the skin,
  • Discharge from the nipple,
  • Redness of skin 
  • Bone pain,
  • Swollen lymph nodes, 
  • Shortness of breath,
  • Orange skin.

Breast Cancer risk factor includes:

  • Being female
  • Age
  • Genetics
  • A history of breast cancer or breast lumps
  • Dense breast tissue
  • Body weight
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Radiation exposure
  • Hormone treatments
  • Occupational hazards
  • The Breast cancer patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

Doctors’ advice some investigation like  Blood tests, Biopsy test, Mammogram, Breast MRI, Bone scan, Computerized tomography (CT) scan, Positron emission tomography (PET) scan to know about the stage of cancer or signs of cancer. Breast Cancer Treatment depends upon the stages I, II, III and IV (Metastatic breast cancer) are treated by surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or all of them.

  • Surgery. The main aim of surgery is to remove the breast cancer (lumpectomy), entire breast (mastectomy), lymph nodes or removing both breasts. Its depend upon the diagnosis. Some patients have larger tumours may need chemotherapy before surgery to shrink a tumour.
  • Chemotherapy. Chemotherapy helps to surgery and radiation therapy to control and shrink a tumour. And also helps the patients to stop the recurrence of breast cancer.
  • Radiation therapy. Radiation can be given after surgery to help in destroy breast cancer cells and delay tumour growth. The patient may need three to five sessions per week for 3 to 6 weeks, depending on cancer.  There are some types of Radiation therapy uses intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) to kill cancer.
  • Hormone Therapy - Hormone therapy is normally given after surgery, but it may sometimes doctors used before to shrink a tumour. Hormone therapy is used to prevent recurrent breast cancers. Doctors sometimes refer to these cancers as estrogen receptor positive (ER positive) and progesterone receptor positive (PR positive) cancers.
  • Metastatic Breast cancer Treatment -  In Stage IV breast cancers (metastatic breast cancer stage) spread around the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other parts of the body. The treatment plan will decide after the results of  HER2-positive, chemotherapy, hormone therapy or anti-HER2 drugs such as trastuzumab (Herceptin) may be given.  

All breast cancer patients need Continuous follow-up care, Supportive care/ Palliative care. Follow with regular mammograms, Routine chest X-rays, blood tests and self-regular beast check-up.  The patient had a mastectomy, the patient needs one of the other breasts.

Breast Cancer Success Rates is good but it's depending on stage, grade and age.

stage of breast cancer

5-year survival rate

Stage 0

100%

Stage I

100%

Stage II

Around 93%

Stage III

Around 72%

Stage IV

22%

  • Are you board-certified oncologist surgeon?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for my breast cancer?
  • What type of breast cancer do I have?
  • What is the stage of my cancer?
  • What are the side effects of each treatment option?
  • Will treatment cause menopause?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of breast cancer surgery?
  • What are the costs involved with this type of breast cancer surgery?
  • How long I have to say in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • What are risk factors for this type of surgery?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

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BREAST CANCER

Duration of Treatmentusually takes 3 to 4 hours.

Days of Stayusually 3 - 5 days at the hospital and 15 days outside the hospital

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia.

CostOn Request

What is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is cancer (a malignant tumour)  that develops from cells of the breasts. These cells are usually formed of Tumor. Breast cancer is common in women.

There are many types of Breast Cancer-

  • Ductal carcinoma in situ
  • Inflammatory breast cancer
  • Invasive lobular carcinoma
  • Invasive ductal carcinoma
  • Male breast cancer
  • Mucinous carcinoma
  • Medullary carcinoma

symptoms

Breast Cancer signs and symptoms include:

  • A lump in the breast or armpit.
  • Change in breast shape, 
  • Dimpling of the skin,
  • Discharge from the nipple,
  • Redness of skin 
  • Bone pain,
  • Swollen lymph nodes, 
  • Shortness of breath,
  • Orange skin.

risk factors

Breast Cancer risk factor includes:

  • Being female
  • Age
  • Genetics
  • A history of breast cancer or breast lumps
  • Dense breast tissue
  • Body weight
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Radiation exposure
  • Hormone treatments
  • Occupational hazards

preparation

  • The Breast cancer patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

procedure

Doctors’ advice some investigation like  Blood tests, Biopsy test, Mammogram, Breast MRI, Bone scan, Computerized tomography (CT) scan, Positron emission tomography (PET) scan to know about the stage of cancer or signs of cancer. Breast Cancer Treatment depends upon the stages I, II, III and IV (Metastatic breast cancer) are treated by surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or all of them.

  • Surgery. The main aim of surgery is to remove the breast cancer (lumpectomy), entire breast (mastectomy), lymph nodes or removing both breasts. Its depend upon the diagnosis. Some patients have larger tumours may need chemotherapy before surgery to shrink a tumour.
  • Chemotherapy. Chemotherapy helps to surgery and radiation therapy to control and shrink a tumour. And also helps the patients to stop the recurrence of breast cancer.
  • Radiation therapy. Radiation can be given after surgery to help in destroy breast cancer cells and delay tumour growth. The patient may need three to five sessions per week for 3 to 6 weeks, depending on cancer.  There are some types of Radiation therapy uses intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) to kill cancer.
  • Hormone Therapy - Hormone therapy is normally given after surgery, but it may sometimes doctors used before to shrink a tumour. Hormone therapy is used to prevent recurrent breast cancers. Doctors sometimes refer to these cancers as estrogen receptor positive (ER positive) and progesterone receptor positive (PR positive) cancers.
  • Metastatic Breast cancer Treatment -  In Stage IV breast cancers (metastatic breast cancer stage) spread around the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other parts of the body. The treatment plan will decide after the results of  HER2-positive, chemotherapy, hormone therapy or anti-HER2 drugs such as trastuzumab (Herceptin) may be given.  

post procedure

All breast cancer patients need Continuous follow-up care, Supportive care/ Palliative care. Follow with regular mammograms, Routine chest X-rays, blood tests and self-regular beast check-up.  The patient had a mastectomy, the patient needs one of the other breasts.

success rate

Breast Cancer Success Rates is good but it's depending on stage, grade and age.

stage of breast cancer

5-year survival rate

Stage 0

100%

Stage I

100%

Stage II

Around 93%

Stage III

Around 72%

Stage IV

22%

faqs from doctor

  • Are you board-certified oncologist surgeon?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for my breast cancer?
  • What type of breast cancer do I have?
  • What is the stage of my cancer?
  • What are the side effects of each treatment option?
  • Will treatment cause menopause?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of breast cancer surgery?
  • What are the costs involved with this type of breast cancer surgery?
  • How long I have to say in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • What are risk factors for this type of surgery?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I need to go another surgery in the future?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after my surgery?

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